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That Old Black Magic Jun. 13, 2020

The Art of Design

Like the lyrics to the song "That Old Black Magic," black rooms have me under their spell. Lately, i... Read More

Inspired Design Jun. 06, 2020

The Art of Design

Often when I design rooms in show houses or the lobby of a condo or hotel, the viewing public always... Read More

Midlife Real Estate Crisis May. 30, 2020

The Art of Design

I bet my realtor is going to roll his eyes when he reads this. After child-rearing, being single aga... Read More

Yours, Mine, Ours May. 23, 2020

The Art of Design

The one thing some of us have learned recently is how to navigate being with your significant other ... Read More

A Stress-Free Home May. 09, 2020

The Art of Design

Caves were the first form of shelter known to man. Humans have always sought shelter to feel safe an... Read More

Safety Is the New Buzzword Apr. 25, 2020

The Art of Design

Technology has always helped change our homes and the way we live. Your home is about to change R... Read More

Add Style and Comfort to Your Quarantine Apr. 18, 2020

The Art of Design

Social distancing, self-isolation and quarantine are all new buzzwords we are hearing on the news, i... Read More

Tile Apr. 04, 2020

The Art of Design

Since before the birth of Christ, tiles have existed throughout the Mediterranean, Middle East and N... Read More

Surprise Mar. 28, 2020

The Art of Design

The difference between an average room and an outstanding room is dependent on an impalpable element... Read More

Traditional and Hip: The Next Wave Mar. 21, 2020

The Art of Design

How can we create a room that is both traditional and hip? Many of us inherit furniture and hand-me-... Read More

Creating Comfort Mar. 14, 2020

The Art of Design

After fighting against the "old man" recliner for many years, as I mature, I finally get it; people ... Read More

Tablescapes 101 Mar. 07, 2020

The Art of Design

Designing a tablescape for a special dinner should take into account the decor of the home, the occa... Read More

Home Offices Feb. 22, 2020

The Art of Design

More and more professionals and business owners are choosing to work from home, from a couple of hou... Read More

Embrace Life Feb. 15, 2020

The Art of Design

Many empty-nesters, divorcees and widowers are dumbfounded at the inevitable conversation about down... Read More

Preferred Color Feb. 01, 2020

The Art of Design

Color is the most defining design element in a room. Colors can make a room appear cold and institut... Read More

Roses Are Red ... Jan. 25, 2020

The Art of Design

The next holiday in line is Valentine's Day. Oh, the holiday of love. So many love to decorate for t... Read More

Moving Again? Jan. 18, 2020

The Art of Design

I can't believe I'm moving again. It's been five years in my current condo, but an empty nest is not... Read More

Focusing on a Focal Point Jan. 11, 2020

The Art of Design

Ever enter a room and feel a bit disoriented? Chances are what is missing is a focal point. A quick ... Read More

Design 2020 Jan. 04, 2020

The Art of Design

Wow, 2020 is here. As a kid, I always thought that by now we'd all be living in pristine high-rises ... Read More

The Opposite of Decorating Dec. 28, 2019

The Art of Design

I am so confused! Even as the new year begins, I promise my family and myself that I will not bring ... Read More